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Political Sociology and the People's Health

Political Sociology and the People's Health

Jason Beckfield

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190492472
eISBN:
9780190492502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492472.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Health, illness, and death are distributed unequally around the world. Babies born in Japan can expect to live to age 80 or over, while babies born in Malawi can expect to die before the age of 50. ... More

The New Public Health LawA Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

The New Public Health Law: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

Scott Burris, Micah L. Berman, Matthew Penn, and Tara Ramanathan Holiday

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190681050
eISBN:
9780190681081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681050.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Using a “transdisciplinary approach” to public health law, this book follows the core competencies for both law and public health programs. It reviews the basic background of the field of public ... More

Choice MattersHow Healthcare Consumers Make Decisions (and Why Clinicians and Managers Should Care)

Choice Matters: How Healthcare Consumers Make Decisions (and Why Clinicians and Managers Should Care)

Gordon Moore, John A. Quelch, and Emily Boudreau

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190886134
eISBN:
9780190886165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886134.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Choice Matters: How Healthcare Consumers Make Decisions (and Why Clinicians and Managers Should Care) is a timely and thoughtful exploration of the controversial role of consumers in the U.S. ... More

The Public Health Crisis Survival GuideLeadership and Management in Trying Times

The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Joshua M. Sharfstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Firefighters fight fires. Police officers race to crime scenes, sirens blaring. And health officials? Health officials respond to crises. There are infectious disease crises, budget crises, ... More

Drug Policy and the Public Good

Drug Policy and the Public Good

Thomas Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, María Elena Medina-Mora, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198818014
eISBN:
9780191859410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818014.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Drug Policy and the Public Good presents the accumulated scientific knowledge of direct relevance to the development of drug policy on local, national, and international levels. The book explores ... More

Sleep, Health, and SocietyFrom Aetiology to Public Health

Sleep, Health, and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Francesco P. Cappuccio, Michelle A. Miller, Steven W. Lockley, and Shantha M. W. Rajaratnam (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198778240
eISBN:
9780191823756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778240.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Sleep disturbances are common in modern society. Since the beginning of the century, populations have shown a decline in sleep duration, owing to changes in environmental and social conditions. ... More

Neighborhoods and Health

Neighborhoods and Health

Dustin T. Duncan and Ichiro Kawachi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843496
eISBN:
9780190843533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843496.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The highly successful first edition of Neighborhoods and Health (published in 2003), coedited by Ichiro Kawachi and Lisa Berkman, is one of the most highly cited texts in the field of neighborhood ... More

Physicianship and the Rebirth of Medical Education

Physicianship and the Rebirth of Medical Education

J. Donald Boudreau, Eric Cassell, and Abraham Fuks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199370818
eISBN:
9780190874377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199370818.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book reimagines medical education and reconstructs its design. It originates from a reappraisal of the goals of medicine and the nature of the relationship between doctor and patient. The ... More

Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Hans-Olov Adami, David J. Hunter, Pagona Lagiou, and Lorelei Mucci (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190676827
eISBN:
9780190676858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676827.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers an overview of the epidemiology and primary prevention for most forms of human cancer. It summarizes concepts and methods of epidemiology, the biology of cancer, cancer genetics, and ... More

Dissemination and Implementation Research in HealthTranslating Science to Practice

Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz, and Enola K. Proctor (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190683214
eISBN:
9780190683245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683214.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Fifteen to twenty years is how long it takes for the billions of dollars of health-related research to translate into evidence-based policies and programs suitable for public use. Over the past 15 ... More

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